Area M.D.: Keep an eye on fireworks safety

Area M.D.: Keep an eye on fireworks safety

As a 10-year-old growing up in the Midwest, Jon Konti remembers the anticipation that started weeks before the July 4th holiday— those big industrial-strength skyrockets set off at the hometown stadium, the secretly purchased Chinese firecrackers that some of his buddies somehow mysteriously acquired, even the hand-held sparklers that offered an always exciting, though presumably harmless, thrill.

Flagstaff ‘Hulabaloo’ draws Tempe, Chandler participants

Flagstaff ‘Hulabaloo’ draws Tempe, Chandler participants

Photographer Billy Hardiman headed to the cool country over the weekend for Flagstaff’s Hullabaloo celebration, an annual community festival that has raised over $75,000 for state non-profits since 2010. Among sponsors were such notable Tempe institutions as Four Peaks Brewing Company and Arizona Distillers. For any Tempe or West Chandler visitors who might have been […]

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